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. >>> while you were sleeping the obamacare web site getting a fays lift of sorts this as one of the chief architects goes on the offense. kelly wright is live with the details. good morning, kelly. >> good morning to you as well. the web site for obamacare is still not error free it is running with about a 10 percent error rate. doesn't mean it is totally successful but they have put together a strike team of lawmakers to help sett sell the embattled plan to a skeptical public as you can image. when you log on now people can see the plan they can sign up for. on the top of the page it doesn't show what you qualify for based on this. now he had it's time for reaching out to persuade the public particularly young people to sign up for the plan. they launched a pr campaign we are about to watch a big pr campaign and it will per swad a lot of people. >> while the obama responded to healthcare through a pr campaign republicans are pointing out the flaws of obamacare. >> the problem is premiums were too high. under obamacare the premium is even higher. i don't see how observe care can work. >>
going to the white house. we are awaiting the president's comments on obamacare. what will he say today as he in administration launches a new pr blitz touting the benefits of the affordable care act. more on that story moments from now. and right now, the top headlines, brand-new stories you will see here first. he won new concerns of conspirator systems on passenger planes. long considered historically low accident rates, but could automation be putting passengers in danger? plus, guns that are undetectable and you can make them yourself. a ban against this kind of thing set to expire days from now. and a key hearing ahead of the jodi arias retrial and the social media role. it is all happening now. ♪ jon: and back to our top story on this tuesday, waiting a statement from the president about obamacare just days after the white house says it met a goal to fix the major bug plaguing that website. good morning to you, i am jon scott. jenna: i am jenna lee. hope you're off to a good day so far. in a couple of hours the president will pic kick off a nr campaign. promoting the benefits o
first. jenna: the deadline to fix the obamacare website comes and goals. the white house says it met its goal but is the site really working and what is the political fallout? we'll go in depth on both those topics. it is cyber monday, you might have noticed with your email in box. how you can get a really good deal on travel do and -- today and what every bar gun hunter needs to know. >>> on the scene where a police helicopter crashed into a crowded pub. we're live with the story. it is all "happening now." jon: well, it is a critical test for the obamacare website, just one day after the white house says it met a deadline to fix the site. we'll see about that. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. jenna: meantime we're already in december. jon: hard to believe, isn't it? jenna: first monday in december and here we are a few more weeks away from the deadline to enroll in health care if you want it at the beginning of the year. hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. the obama administration is sounding very optimistic, saying its tech team fixed the worst bugs at healthcare.gov. with the long thank
and brand new stories you will sear here first. jon: the obamacare website gets a makeover. new options are able if you're shopping. with deadline looming do the updates matter? >>> wild weekend weather across the u.s. and more is on the way. meteorologist maria molina on where people should be preparing now. >>> silicon valley versus washington. the nation's top tech companies teaming up to send a message to uncle sam. ease up on all snooping. it is all "happening now." jon: well the obamacare website getting a face-lift but ongoing problems with the federal exchange may be more than skin deep. i hope you had a good weekend. good morning to you. i'm jon scott. jenna: does obamacare cover facelifts? is that a question we're leading with today. jon: let's hope not. >> hi, everybody. i'm jenna lee. healthcare.gov has a new look if you check it out online. it lets shoppers see insurance plans before they buy and whether they qualify for tax subsidies to lower costs. there are so-called back end problems the way customers get information to insurance companies may mean some people who think
in charge of fixing the obamacare site. he said there is a night and day difference between the health care.gov website that launched on october 1 in the one working today. wartime here. according to the white house, a five-week technology surge has doubled the website capacity and equipment can handle 30,000 consumers at the same time. and with some good reason. this is the page that came up when our colleague peter ducey logon. a page of gibberish filled with question marks. and it's not just frustrated consumers but insurers say that they are still dealing with an obamacare mass because functions have not even been built yet. and that means the administration's goal of enrolling 7 million people by the end of march, well, that could be the latest in what has turned out to be a string of second term failures for this president. chief white house correspondent ed henry has more on what is actually different about health care.gov. reporter: president obama's aides struggled to explain whether they really met the deadline to fix health care.gob after there has been so much weight time, which
: tomorrow, all that stuff coming out i: hello i am gerri ws on the willis report, obamacare on life support, taxpayers on the hook, as new survey said fewer than 3 in 10 ofoung and uninsured will buy obamacare, a new warning about life saving devices for your heart, how is your marriage doing? a new way to give it a grade, wire watching out for you tonight on the willis report. gerri: welcome to the willis report, your show, your money, your voice, tonight, your healthy care fiasco, president obama staging a pr blitz on obamacare today, this time, aiming his comments at young people. >> product is good, affordable this is a big deal. to quote joe biden. if you are a student body president, set up a conference on campus, if you are a bartender have aappy hour. >> really? this is how you talk up the president's signature legislation by joking about ing to a bar. the president asking young american to talk up the supposed benefit of the law to their friends disby three house hearings revealing more questions than answer. here is the latest dr. singer, surgeon and col scholar at cato institute.
. and a collection of troubling new obamacare developments tonight. the architect of the president's health care law moving along substantially when it comes to the president's impetus and false declaration that we could keep our doctors if we wanted to. here is ezekiel emanuel on fox news sunday. >> didn't they say if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor? >> yes. >> but if you want to pay more, you can do that. this is a matter of choice. and if you want to, you can pay for it. lou: he would be called an elitist for his remarks if he were a republican, so he gets away with it as a liberal. "the wall street journal" reporting that lower income individuals may be able to report on obamacare plans, but not the astronomical deductibles that will be required before the insurance kicks in. the average deductible for a so-called bronze plan on the exchange from the lower-priced coverage, is more than $5000 per year. that is more than 40% higher than the average deductible for an individually purchase plan before obamacare took effect. and volunteer fire departments could be the next victims of o
and the world reacts to the passing of nelson mandela. >> she is trying to sign up for obamacare but the web site won't let her saying her husband is in jail. one problem. that's not true. what the government is asking her to do now. >> they are scaring sense into middle schoolers who are out of control. >> you could hit somebody. you think it is freaking funny. ? >> now police are the ones in it trouble. fox friends first starts right now. -- "fox & friends first" starts right now. >> let's get right to the fox news alert for you. the world mourning the death of former south african president nelson mandela. here's a look at live pictures from outside his home. earlier hundreds of people sang gospel songs paying tribute to the leader who inspired the world to hope. ♪ >> jonathan hunt takes a look back at nelson mandela's extraordinary life. >> when nelson mandela walked free from prison on february the 11th, 1990, he knew as did the rest of the world, that white domination in south africa was about to end. he fought apartheid since the introduction in south africa in 1948 campaigning peac
obamacare to the young people. >> if you're a bartender, have a happy hour. and also probably get health insurance as a lot of bartenders don't have it. >> that's right, get them tanked up. why the young people in this country, the ones who voted for that man you saw a moment ago, losing faith in the commander in chief. >> if you clean offices, put sticky pads on people's desks, buy health insurance so they have something to look at. it is a christmas classic played out under ground. >> stick your tongue on that pole. >> are you kidding? stick my tongue on that stupid pole? gee! >> a christmas story on a new york city subway station. did you ever lick a pole? "fox & friends" starts right now. ♪ ♪ >> the thing about that pole in the subway, i don't even like to touch it with my hands. everybody who's got the flu -- >> you're not a theater guy. elisabeth grew up in the theater on the stage. she understands the reason for the craft is you have to be willing to do stuff like that. >> exactly not. i grew up on the bench arcs bench warmer. >> i'm with you. >> what a great idea that is; rig
-imposed deadline for obamacare website. the white house told reporters that they have scene a quote, vast improvement, some say what exactly does that mean, in the health care website. >> bottom line, healthcare.gov on december 1st, is night and day from where it was on october 1st. now to be clear, there likely will be times even with this increased capacity that that increased capacity will not be sufficient to handle peak demands. bill: but at the moment the most important part of the site is not even finished. the clock is running on that. stuart varney, host of "varney & company", fox business network. good morning to you, sir. >> good morning, bill. bill: what is the issue today, stuart. >> the back end. it is the back end that is really creating the problems now. two problems there in particular. insurers report that they are, that people are calling them saying, we enrolled but they have got no record of that enrollment. also information is going astray. 1/3 -- one h paying for it and pricing new products is not built yet. that vital importance has not even gotten started. the bac
to this little soliloquy she does where essentially she's saying that obamacare is a racist term. watch. >> i want to talk today about a controversial word. it's a word that has been with us for years. like it or not it's indelibly printed in the pages of american history, a word that was originally intended as a derogatory term, meant to shame, divide and demean. the world was conceived by a group of wealthy white men who needed a way to put themselves above and apart from a black man to render themselves unequal. you all know the word i'm talking about. obamacare. that's right. i said it and i'm not ashamed and neither is president obama. >> president obama who actually uses the term obamacare. there she is painting it to be another word -- it's obamacare. you can't really call it the affordable care act because as we've learned today, it's not affordable. >> remember hillary clinton had a plan. it was called hillary plan. was that antiwomen. remember when reagan's economic plan came forward, including david stockman was upset about it. they called it reagonomics. what about nick -- nixonan
gap between the rich and poor. also, the economic benefits of obamacare. the white house is promoting this and quickly approaching the deadline. in the meantime, today's top headlines. jon: caught on camera, plus the latest in the manhunt for the suspect. and loose change is really adding up in our nations airports all of that money you leave behind at security checkpoints could be spent and how low can you go. it is all "happening now" ♪ ♪ jon: good morning on this wednesday. the president giving a speech on the economy today to talk of obamacare again. all part of a three-week pr blitz to convince americans to sign up and soon. hello, i am jon scott. jenna: i am jenna lee. the presidents common coming on the heels of the enrollment website 631 the website is trying to put the botched rollout behind it. getting that millions of enrollees getting the health care law work. the deadline to sign up for coverage next year is december 23. let's talk about with karl rove, a senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to president george bush. he is also a fox news contributor. that was par
. >> the website is still the visible part of obamacare. while it seems to be working better that's only part of the battle. to make the exchanges work the president will need the young and healthy to sign up. if they don't enroll premiums could skyrocket. mike viqueira from the white house, tell us about the strategy of the next three weeks. what is the president trying to accomplish? >> he's trying to refocus attention from the bad on to the good. the white house feels largely that the problems of the website has been fixed. you saw the president in the briefing room some two weeks ago, a contrite president obama. today something more redemptive. he feels as though the next three weeks is crucial, many people feel that way. december 23rd the deadline if you're going to get insurance through the exchanges you have to be do it by then to have insurance by the kick off of obamacare by january 1st. this is a difficult time. meanwhile the white house, the administration officials insisting that they have most of the problems all sorted out. >> mike, the roll out of obamacare has hurt public conf
, today you will see a push for income equality. and there will be more damage control on obamacare, too. the left is seizing on the equality issue, demanding higher wages by legislation. the d.c. city council just approved an increase in the minimum wage to 11.50 an hour eventually, one of the highest in the nation. tomorrow, fast food workers demanding better wages, too, $15 an hour. all of this as wal-mart opens its first two stores in d.c. today. 600 people hired, more than 23,000 applied for those jobs. the d.c. city council wanted to keep wal-mart out. come january, extended jobless benefits fob for 1.3 million people expire, no more government checks. will the democrats fight to keep the money flowing? good questions. we've got other headlines. former tyco chief dennis kozlowski is in prison for improper use of money. rightly or 0 wrongly, he was the poster boy for corporate greed. and 180,000 bucks on booze, that's government. used the money allocated in your budget or lose it. last one, again with spending, the new york yankees opened their wallet and signed outfielder jacoby el
of 277 times. >>> meantime 29,000 people have enrolled for healthcare on the revamped obamacare web site that's a drop in the bucket compared to the millions who have had their plans canceled. as the deadline to sign up is getting closer the web site still has major flaws. elizabeth prann has the latest for us. >> during one hearing yesterday we unearthed more immediate and long-term challenges that americans face in finding affordable healthcare coverage. those who testified say the administration's proposal to allow people to keep their existing coverage this won't work. states like washington and others are giving orders to allow folks back on old healthcare plans they argue it creates uncertainty and destructi destruction -- disruption. >> access to 50 percent of the number of specialists they offer in their older plans that are being canceled. it will be harder to get access to a doctor and probably hard to get access to the doctors you used to go see. >> the same day the president pushed a message in direct contradiction at a white house youth summit he pleaded with young supporter
a series of improvements when it comes to obamacare. >> in fact, kathleen sebelius is writing the pages of "usa today" today that when we launched the website we messed up, but we fixed it. we made dramatic improvements. essentially that is what jeff zeints, the director of office of management and budget has been brought ton fix things. there he was at an event. we took a picture of him. he was live yesterday doing a conference call where it's interesting. he says the site is fixed but maybe you should use it when not many people are using the site. here he is. >> bottom line, healthcare.gov on december 1 is night and day from where it was on october 1. to be clear, there likely will be times that even with this increased capacity that that increased capacity will not be sufficient to handle peak demands. so to prepare for those times when spikes in user volume outstrip the system's expanded capacity, we will deploy a new queuing system to serve consumers in an orderly fashion and to allow consumers to request e-mail notifications when it's a better time to come back to the site. >> a
today, i'm jenna lee, more on those stories in just a moment but first, more trouble for obamacare. jon: according to a new harvard university poll, less than one-third of uninsured young people are actually planning to sign up for insurance on the health care exchange. and young people are key to the law's success because they're the ones needed to offset the cost of insuring older, less healthy people.ç without them policy experts say obamacare and its numbers simply will not work. jonah goldberg is a fox news contributor and editor at large of "the national review" online. lynn sweet is washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times". i want to start with a look at a headline today from "the washington post". here's what it said. it said enrollment surges at u.s. online health care exchange. they're braggifg- jonah, about the fact that they got 56,000 people to sign up over three days in december. what do you think about those numbers, and what do you think about that headline? >> well, you know, any rise from zero or, essentially, zero is mathematically very large and can be c
'll get you up-to-date on that. >>> also the white house says the obamacare website now works for most americans. why problems with the site can lead to a nasty surprise for some people who think they signed up for insurance. every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. througall of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested ov $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. jon: right now a look at some stories we're following across the country and around the world. los angeles police arrested a man they say stole part of the wrecked porsche in which paul walkser died. police say he and a friend stole a body panel off the car as it was being towed away. the suspect allegedly posted a picture of the piece on instagram. >>> police helicopter rescuing a missing hiker who got lost in the san gabriel mountains outside of los an
they worked so hard to pass. >> so his staff does not have to have obamacare? >> right. maybe that's the promise that he was talking about in terms of keeping it. but he then, with all that going on, he continued to spin himself in language over this promise that we know has been broken. take a listen. >> remember what the president said. if you like your insurance, you can keep it. there is nobody in america america -- we've had three different years. they all have policies for only one year. i still go back and say what i said earlier. what he said was true. if you want to keeppthe insurance you have, you can keep it. >> what is wrong with him? >> you know what? he proves that rob ford is not the only north american politician who is out of his mind, because that has so been debunked. meanwhile, senator joe manchin, a colleague of mr. reid, says maybe we should delay obamacare. keep in mind, he's a democrat. he is swimming upstream against the other democrats. here's joe. >> let's have a transitional year and see if we can make these things work. if we give it our best try and we
: no clue. dagen: no laughing matter obamacare on capitol hill, four separate hearings georgia congressman phil gimmickry weighs in on what his committee has accomplished and it is the season to drink. the ceo joins cheryl and dennis in the next hour. here to help bla ks on the move. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 in here, streetsmart edge has tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 chart pattern recognition tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 whicshows you which ones are bullish or bearish. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 now, earn 300 commission-free online trades. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 call 1-888-852-2134 tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 or go to schwab.cotrading to learn how. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 our trading specialists can tdd#: 1-88852-2134 help you set up your platform. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 because when your tools look the way you want tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 and work the way you think, you can trade at your best. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 get it all with no trade minimum. tdd#: 1-888-2-2134 and only $8.95 a trade. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 open an account and earn 300 commission-free online trades. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 call 1-888-852-2134 to learn more. tdd#: 1
. in order for immigration to succeed it will not be an ominous bill like we had with obamacare. we need incremental bills on immigration talk about security pathway to citizenship, taxation and those type of things in order for immigration bill to go forward. which comes first, the chicken or the egg? a pathway to citizenship. these are the things that have to be ironed out in the open. it also has to be incremental. it cannot be the obamacare 3000 page bill nobody reads. lori: the one risk factor every stock strategist and economist point to are the physical fights, the budget fights we continue to do month after month as the main risk for the market. a promising jobs report for november following the month in october. the market is on a tear, the biggest risk factor for the market's washington, so how do you see this content to unfold? >> the uncertainty is the plague on the economy. the fact businesses cannot plan health care or tax policy, i don't know their obligations, standing in the way of the progress of recovery by thwarting business at every turn. the economy may be turning a
: for some republicans the problem is with obamacare itself. >> you have 15% of the pollalation that didn't have health insurance when it started, and we think that number was high. we think it was closer to 10. they disrupted it for the 85% who had healthcare and their costs are going up significantly. so we have broken the system to help a few. nobody would fix a problem that way. >> reporter: even supporters of healthcare.gov admit there is still a lot of room for improvement but say both sides of the aisle must meet in the middle to fix it. >> i have in my pocket right here, the erik can't for issued this playbook against obamacare the other day. they're not trying to work with us to try to address these issues. yes there are problems. there is no denying that. let's work to fix them. >> reporter: while the white house said enromment has jumped were 30% to 80% it's still calling the site a work in progress. al jazeera, new york. >> for the first time same-sex couples are marrying today in hawai'i. ceremonies started at midnight. officials hope the change will boost annual tourism rev
will it get better or worse with obamacare? also, an al jazeera exclusive brings new questions to light over iran's influentialing program. plus the energy drink business is exploding with little regulation. we will hear from a doctor whose new study is adding to growing concerns safety. >>> can you live your life paying for everything by only using online currency? we will be joined by a couple who live in -- or who lived in banking. >>> hello. i am antonio mora. we begin with outrageous hospital bills. the mysterious methods hospitals use often puzzle experts. how can it cost one person in california $1,500 to get stitches when the person next to them is charged $500 more and the same treatment in florida could cost over $3,000? as al jazeera's janet tuboni reports, higher costs do not necessarily equal better care. renewing a long-standing debate prices. >> hospital costs have americans fed up with the system. >> i think insurance companies and hospitals and healthcare in general are really over the top >> reporter: some even say they paying. >> if you were going to get one stitch, would
the blast. >> new problems for the obamacare web site even if you get through the signup process you may not be actually enrolled. peter doocy is live for us in washington and he explains this glitch. >> you remember the white house told us healthcare got gov is supposed to work smoothly for a vast maority of users by the end of november and 50,000 consumers should be able to simultaneously shop for coverage. yesterday people were put into a new cue basically a waiting room after only 35,000 customers clicked on to the site according to the "washington post". then there was this a screen of nonsense and question marks that popped up in the middle of the day after selecting apply for coverage. the white house isn't impressed with the improvements. >> the president believes the site has been significantly improved and that the teams in place have worked 24/7 for weeks now to make those improvements including significant improvements that were made over the weekend. but the work is not done. >> another huge problem is that about one-third of consumers who actually signed up for coverage hav
hasselbeck. if you signed up for obamacare, your moment may not be real. what insurance companies are saying this morning that has the white house scrambling. >> 82 in a 30. new details show how fast that train was going before it derailed. but why was the driver going that fast? and was he paying attention? that's the big question. >> drones delivering your packages in 30 minutes or less? why lawmakers may be putting a stop to amazon's plan before it even gets off the ground. "fox & friends" starts right now. >> it's "fox & friends." >> if at first you don't succeed, try, try, try until you get insurance. >> exactly. and then try again. >> because it might not work. >> good morning. peter james johnson in today for brian kilmeade. today is brian's anniversary and he's taking the day to spend it with his brian. >> brian's not secret six. his secret one today. >> happy anniversary, brian and wife. >> since you're joining us as brian, you get to start the show. >> there's new problems for the obamacare website. even if you get through the signup process, you may not actually be enrolled. peter
but the -- obamacare still not working but the president is defiant. he really is. we'll have the sound bite later. but with millions losing their health care plans and others paying more than promised, is it just too little too late? we're going to discuss that with sound bite. >> i'm going wait for sound bite. never mind. these models proving they can do a lot more than just strut a runway. i agree. "fox & friends" starts now. >> hi. i'm billy baldwin and you're watching "fox & friends." >> one of the baldwins. mr. baldwin was your history teacher at school. >> and summer recreation. he ran summer recreation every summer. he was a big, massive man, a commanding figure. >> put down the lawn dart. >> we were all given one lawn dart every summer and we all survived. billy is a great guy. i'm curious because billy is a big defender of the president. i'm wondering if he defends the president's rollout of obamacare and if he backs the president's stance of campaigning yesterday. it sounded like he was doing a campaign stop yesterday. >> it seems to be, as they printed in the post yesterday, that the 1
on the obamacare rollout. the obama administration, the troubled health care website a vastly improved since the disastrous rollout back in october. so much so that it appears that the website may have reached its maximum capacity. now, the former head of the massachusetts health exchange. great to have you back on the show. welcome. >> thank you. nice to be here. lori: health and human services is saying that they are running 90% of the time. does that mean anyone can log on and expect to sign up in a reasonable time? >> well, apparently not. it would be nice to have it running close to 100 percent. >> describe the kern vulnerabilities. >> they have done a heroic effort over the last five or six weeks in marshalling resources to try to improve what was clearly not functioning very well at all. really not functioning. but you would like to get those -- the consumer experience will depend upon all of the links in the process working. working close to 100 percent. that is really what you would like to see. and you know, that is just the basics, frankly. the really interesting stuff is down the
, dana perino. surprise, this is "the five." >> the white house has spoken. the obamacare web site is success and by their measure, why not look at other government successes. the postal service, the dmv, green jobs, war on drugs, the irs, obamacare hit rock bottom. a high-speed train to failure. is it really a success even by their own claims? maybe, much like a one dimensional town in a gun smoke episode, it looks real but don't lean on it. it could fall. signing up for obama car is like poking root kill with a. the only movement is from the stick. like mine after five day thursday the tropics it ain't working. so, obamacare's real success is showing the gulf between public and private standards. private profits from pleasure to standards are high. publicken sures survival. failure unmeasured blossoms, requiring more bureaucrats to manage the disaster so instead of putting out a fire we hire more arsonis arsonists but demos shouldn't fret. this may pass if the republicans chase sillier stuff. small pointless battles help deflect from obama's hellful right now the president is hos
this play book against obamacare the other day. they are not trying to work with us and try to address the issues. yes, there are problems. there is no denying that. let's work to fix them. we know what it looks like when they are fixed and looks like colorado and -- california and new york. >> reporter: kentucky, california, north carolina have their own state exchange websites which were also pretty slow when they first launched. as for the federal site the white house says enrollment jumped from 30-80%. white house still calling the site a work in progress. >> but you actually visited the site this morning, didn't you, what did you find? was it different and faster? >> it was faster because i logged on october 1st and that was pretty rough going that day and today it was definitely pretty quick. in fact, the true test i think that will happen here is for this repaired website is when there is maybe an on slot of people trying to enroll come before the december 23rd deadline so coverage can kick in on the 1st. >> thanks for joining us erica. parts of the country are getting hit with
in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
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the website, and you want to be insured by january 1st. the kick off date for obamacare then you got to get on the stick. he wanted to reassure americans that the healthcare law was working and reassure democrats his core supporters. part of this was a political rally that these problems are very nervous about how this is all going to shake out. the president didn't break any news. he didn't have any announcements but it's time to turn the page, turn the corner on all the problems over the past two months. let's listen. >> so, we just need people, now that we have the technology fixed we need you to go back, take a look at what is actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> a contrast that the president and the administration pointing out, you know from the outset when the healthcare launched six people were signed up, a well-known infamous figure at this point, a million people, the first full day where they have these glitches worked out, more than glitches, obviously, but a million people were successful in logging on to the website
. >> the goal. >> headed in the right direction. >> all right. how is obamacare coming along? got the web site fixed or mostly. >> well, they got part of it fixed. to take the amazon example, you can go and browse and choose the book, wow just can't bay for it. they talk about the back end of if it's some obscure thing. it's a cash register. kind of an important thing. and millions of people canceled. still got a lot of problems and we'll see if that it going to get better or not. we'll report it. >> i'm curious about your take on the politics. republicans grab ahold of this and say this is an issue for us. democrats are starting to say, you just wait. people are about to get understand and by mid-terms this is a plugs for democrats. >> i have an absolutely open mind. i decent know how you can predict. just be an individual decision. million of people will have experiences with this. we'll see whether they get better health care, whether it's more or less expensive, whether they can see the doctor they'd like to see or not, and it will be a big role in the 2014 election, but depending on that
for watching. >> tonight, the president urging young people to help plug obamacare. >> i need you all to spread the word how the affordable care act really works. >> a new poll shows most millenials don't plan on signing up. tonight, why america's youth is tuning the president out. >>> the obamacare web site, bull's eye for hackers. >> doesn't appear that any security was built into the site itself at all. >> the serious privacy risks that come with signing up for health care. >>> plus, students who used to get straight a's now struggling in class. why common core is not making the grade.
for the first time. why some are jumping on the obamacare bandwagon. >>> a new way to plan for the golder years. 401k advisors with a different domestic philosophy. >> and one of the most chaotic places on earth. you are looking live at the christmas tree in new york city. the tree will be lit tonight. tÑ >>> you're waking up to a live look at denver international airport where the snow is falling and more is on the way. >> good morning to you and welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton. the possible pitfalls in what is a popular way to save for retirement. first, let's check out what the temperatures are doing across the nation. meteorologist nicole mitchell. >> we talked about the snowy side of this, but the cold air side is dramatic. two days ago we had temperatures in the 40s. some of the highs in the next couple of days may not go above zero. with that, dramatic temperature changes between yesterday and today. denver, 30 degrees cooler than we were yesterday. and, of course, that is supporting the snow that we see across the region. >> the cold air is spreading to places th
that is a treasure-trove for cybercriminals and identity thieves. further, the obamacare website interacts with the i.r.s. and social security administration databases thereby exposing americans to even greater risk of theft of their most private personal information. in their written testimony, these experts warn the following about the health care.gov website. quote, there are clear indicators that even basic security was not, not built into the healthcare.gov website, end quote. quote, the vast amount of healthcare.gov code also means asupplying industry standards, security practices is a task that can have no real chance of success. end quote. healthcare.gov, quote, creates massive opportunity for fraud, scams, deceptive trade practices, identity theft, and more, end quote. mr. speaker, these threats to american family finances prompted me to ask the panel of cybersecurity experts within, under obamacare, americans can seek compensation from the federal government for financial losses caused by use of healthcare.gov. in reply not one expert, not one indicated obamacare requires the federal govern
shot. if you still don't like obamacare -- and i know you don't -- [laughter] -- even though it's built on market-based ideas of choice and competition in the private sector, then you should explain how, exactly, you'd cut costs, and cover more people, and make insurance more secure. you owe it to the american people to tell us what you are for, not just what you're against. [applause] that way we can have a vigorous and meaningful debate. that's what the american people deserve. that's what the times demand. it's not enough anymore to just say we should just get our government out of the way and let the unfettered market take care of it -- for our experience tells us that's just not true. [applause] look, i've never believed that government can solve every problem or should -- and neither do you. we know that ultimately our strength is grounded in our people -- individuals out there, striving, working, making things happen. it depends on community, a rich and generous sense of community that's at the core of what happens at thearc here every day. you understand that turning back rising
association writers, you think the obamacare compensation is bad. the implication of the common core is far worse. who is to blame and is anyone stepping up to fix it? >> i'm not a big believer in blame. i'm a big believer -- and let me say what. i'm a union leader. i could easily say, this one, this one, this one. but if we're not rolling up her sleeves and actually engaging in this then we are in the same debate about who cares about kids. i care about kids. no, i care about kids. no, i care about kids. that's the debate we've been having during this period time. let me just say, this is what i think has happened. we get education policy by precedent. and i think the governor and the state chiefs were right about saying let's figure out a set of standards that are aligned to let kids know -- they move pretty fast about it. we were engaged within and brought a lot of teachers who critiqued the materials and things like that. this is what didn't happen. the public wasn't involved. parents were involved. the districts were involved. and so it felt like, because of the speed at which it went
standards. you said, you think that obamacare is bad and the implementation of the common core is far worse. who is to blame and anyone stepping up to fix this? >> i am not a big believer in this. i am a union leader and i could easily say, this one, this one, this one. if we are not rolling up our sleeves and actually engaging, then we are in the same debate over who cares about kids. i care about kids, no, i care about kids. that is a debate we are having. let me just say, this is what i think is happened. we do education policy by precedent. i think the governor and the state she's right about saying, let's figure out a set of standards that are aligned to what kids need to know about the global economy. they move pretty fast about it. we were engaged with them and brought a lot of teachers to critique the materials and things like that. that is what matters. the public was not involved, parents were not involved, districts were not involved. it felt like, because of the speed at which it went, and because the federal government incentivized through race to the top. -- the race to the to
's coming out over the new obamacare website. some 400 changes that were made by programmers and code writers, but there are more changes to come as far as the back end of the site important for insurance companies. wet get into that and talk about what these numbers mean and the way this entire site is heading. >> it's the back end. everything is about the back end. >> just for you, tony harris. >> at the top of the hour right here on al jazeera america. >> a return of a familiar face to the usc football program, jessica taff is here with your supports ted lines. >> a new big man on campus, it seems. usc has named washington steve kar sizi and the trojans are hoping he can turn around the football program like he did for the huskies. he was an assistant with the usc in 2007 and '8 went 6 and 2 after taking over for lane kisin who was fired in september. mean while, trouble off of the ice for simeon barlemov. he is scheduled to be back in court on monday in denver to face those misdemeanor charges for assault charges that he had after his girlfriend said he attacked her. finally, inju
and 11 eastern. only on al jazeera america. >> the obamacare website is now working a lot better than it was in october. and after technicians and code writers made more than 400 repairs to healthcare.gov , consumers can click through and compare healthcare options and costs. but by most measures healthcare.gov is still clunkier than what most would consider acceptable. and it's not clear whether the back end of the site where the data goes to insurance companies has been fixed. it's not clear how many signed up fo for coverage today before noon. >> there is good news and bad news going on. when you compare it relative to october 1st and the way things were functioning or not functioning when a total of six people were able to sign up on the day that the healthcare website was launched. things are going relatively well. you mentioned compared to the retail world things not so good. but when you look at the error rate on october 1st and yes, things are getting better. they say they can get 800,000 people in one day on the site. i myself logged onto the site a couple of times today. th
for obamacare at a miami health center, the web site put her on hold. "we need you to wait" the site advised "so we can make sure there's room for you." it was her third attempt at signing up. >> very frustrating for me because i need insurance so badly and it seems like something in the system or something is not working. >> reporter: the "need you to wait" prompt is a new feature of healthcare.gov. when the system is overloaded, it puts applicants in a queue and promises an e-mail when it's their turn. but despite promise it is web site could handle 50,000 users at the same time, the queuing system was turned on today at approximately 35,000 users. officials said they had to maximize the smooth user experience of those who applied first. there are also potential problems for the thousands who have signed up for new plans. officials are just now building the system for how insurance companies will be paid and the companies say their enrollments are slow because of bad information coming from the government. robert zirkelbach is with america's health insurance plans, the main lobbying group for
carlson and ramesh debate obamacare's revival. we began the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. madame secretary
, obamacare and other types of federal regulations. and on consumer spending which the fed is always watching as well, the report says it increased in almost all districts at a modest to moderate pace. to ashley around tracy. ashley: peter, look, the president also speaking about an hour ago. he is going in front of the camera a lot these days. talking about the economy. what is his read on things? >> well he didn't give us any kind of economic report card. this was a speech largely on economic inequality. it was about economic mobility. the ability of people to move up in income classes with better jobs and better training, et cetera. and it was, mainly to support the president's agenda items, including obamacare but also his education initiatives and other measures. back to you. ashley: peter barnes, thank you so much. >> you bet. tracy: let's get a quick reaction on these markets after that news peter just brought us. nicole petallides on floor of the new york stock exchange. little bit of movement. >> yeah a little bit of movement up off the lows. keeping close eye on 10-year bond. 2.84%
to kimberly to start. let me ask you about the common core standards. you said you think that obamacare is bad and the implementation of the common core is far worse. who is to blame and anyone stepping up to fix this? >> i am not a big believer in blame. i am a union leader and i could easily say, this one, this one, this one. if we are not rolling up our sleeves and actually engaging, then we are in the same debate over who cares about kids. i care about kids, no, i care about kids. that is a debate we are having. let me just say, this is what i think is happened. we do education policy by press release. i think the governors and the state chiefs will write about saying, let's figure out a set of standards that are aligned to what kids need to know about the global economy. they move pretty fast about it. we were engaged with them and brought a lot of teachers who critiqued the materials and things like that. that is what matters. the public was not involved, parents were not involved, districts were not involved. it felt like, because of the speed at which it went, and because the federal g
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why your doctor may not want to take the insurance you bought on the obamacare exchange. all that and more on real money. >> and now a techknow minute... >> meteorologist: just a few hours ago this was sunset here looking from the queens to the west. quite beautiful cared to what the rest of the country has been dealing with. in colorado they actually had to cancel the training here for the world cup skiing because it was snowing too much. well, it won't be snowing too much later. it will be ending and they'll be dealing with better weather. there's that snow in colorado. it's beginning to push towards east. the biggest problem we'll have over the next 24 hours is ice. this is one of the most dangerous weather phenomenons. you have to have the right type of atmospheric continues for this to occur. we do think across texas, oklahoma, parts of arkansas. it will be very significant. anywhere from .25 to .5-inch of ice is expected. this will effect highway 20, highway 30 if you're traveling in that direction. be appropriate. what you have to have is very warm air to the south. wa
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